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Be Conscious of Your Financial Wellness

Just like going for a wellness checkup with your doctor, checking in on your financials is an important part of a well-rounded healthy lifestyle.

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Financial Terminology Refresher

You don’t have to be a finance whiz to understand basic financial terminology. Knowing the basics can help you interpret your own financial health and set goals for the future.

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Keeping Your Financial Records Secure

When a family emergency or disaster occurs, having quick access to important financial documents is essential.

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Cleanup in Your Home: After the Flood

When faced with disaster, one may not know where to begin or what to do when cleaning out our homes and businesses following a flood. To get started with this task, SDSU Extension has put together a list of resources to help start cleaning flood damages, personal belongings, and mold and mildew issues.

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Communities Facing Disasters: Helpful Checklists

Whether communities are planning for, experiencing, or recovering from a disaster, checklists are helpful. View some helpful checklists created by experienced people who know what is needed during any stage of a disaster.

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Flood Insurance

The higher amounts of snow this year will increase the chance of flooding and the potential water damage to homes and residential properties. Now is the time to consider purchasing a flood insurance policy.

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Using Facts on Aging to Strengthen South Dakota Webinar March 22, 2019

March 19, 2019

Strengthening South Dakota using facts on aging is the focus of SDSU Extension free webinar, Using Facts on Aging to Strengthen South Dakota. Hosted March 22, 2019 8:30 a.m. (mountain) / 9:30 a.m. (central).

Older Adults

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SDSU Extension Provides Facts On Aging In New Report

January 09, 2019

South Dakotans are living longer than at any point in history. “This is a global trend,” said Leacey E. Brown, SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist.

Older Adults, Health

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Aging Gracefully Expo - Planning Guide for Remote Locations

This guide includes expectations, planning timeline, checklist, evaluation tools, and other items to help with preparation for hosting the Aging Gracefully Expo in your community.

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A Profile of Older South Dakotans

The increase in the number of older people (65+) in South Dakota is arguably one of the most significant social changes of our time.